Headlines Tagged with Massachusetts — 6,420 headlines found
[Massachusetts] Teens using less alcohol, tobacco and more marijuana, e-cigarettes in Hampshire County: survey
The most explosive growth seen in any of the survey's results appeared in the usage of electronic cigarettes. Whereas virtually no 16- to 18-year-olds reported using e-cigs in 2015, 13 and 21 percent, respectively, had used the devices within the past
Oct 17, 2017 Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Oct 18, 2017 02:34
More than 100 lawmakers support a bill to raise the statewide legal age for purchasing tobacco products, like cigarettes, from 18 to 21. Susan DeCristofaro, a nurse at Dana Farber Cancer Institute, teaches 6th grade tobacco education. She told 22News ma
May 18, 2017 WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added May 19, 2017 05:24
Supporters—including public health advocates and doctors—are expected to appear at the State House this week to show their support for the bill, with a public hearing reportedly scheduled for Tuesday.
May 16, 2017 Boston (MA) Globe
added May 16, 2017 14:30
I have been a manager at a business that sells tobacco products for over 27 years and have never been cited for selling such products to anyone underage. Regardless, in June, I will have to go online for two hours and "learn" how to sell tobacco products,
Apr 20, 2017 Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Apr 20, 2017 23:44
While 140 Massachusetts cities and towns have raised their legal tobacco sales from 18 to 21, there's a renewed push to enact a similar restriction statewide.
Mar 29, 2017 Wicked Local (MA)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:27
More than 100 cancer survivors, teenagers, and their families gathered at the State House, urging lawmakers to support a bill to raise the state smoking age from 18 to 21. Young adults are a key market for the tobacco industry with 95% of smokers startin
Mar 29, 2017 WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:26
[Massachusetts] The funeral crasher: Stranger gives unsolicited 'racist' eulogy for woman who died of lung cancer by warning that illness was caused by 'incense at Asian churches'
Carol Tan Wong, 65, died of lung cancer on March 2 despite being a non-smoker... Adam Small, a local private investigator, stood up and gave his own eulogy He said that 'smoke in Asian churches' caused by incense was to blame
Mar 29, 2017 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2017 18:38
Everett officials held a public hearing Monday night on a proposal that would raise the legal age for smoking and vaping in the city to 21, noting that they would schedule a vote for their next regular meeting in December. The proposal also has signific
Dec 2, 2016 Everett (MA) Independent
added Dec 4, 2016 21:29
as the board prepares to move forward on a ban of all flavored tobacco and cigarettes, including menthol cigarettes, Howard, who was absent from the prior meeting when the bulk of the menthol cigarette ban took place, went on the record as saying he oppos
Sep 15, 2016 The Wanderer (Mattapoisett, MA)
added Sep 16, 2016 14:58
became the latest on Cape Cod to ban smoking on town beaches and recreation areas. The move was made by the Bourne Board of Health at their July 13 meeting to amend the tobacco regulations to include a ban on smoking at town recreation areas and beaches.
Jul 23, 2016 CapeCod.com (Hyannis, MA)
added Jul 23, 2016 20:25